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Red Skull - Revolution Brewing Company

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Ratings: 195
Reviews: 24
rAvg: 4.06
pDev: 9.85%
Wants: 15
Gots: 16 | FT: 0
Brewed by:
Revolution Brewing Company visit their website
Illinois, United States

Style | ABV
American Amber / Red Ale |  8.80% ABV

Availability: Rotating

Notes/Commercial Description:
Our Imperial Red Ale is brewed with whole Cascade hops and dry-hopped in both the fermenter and the serving tank with whole Crystal hops. A flavorful, hoppy delight balanced with caramel sweetness and alcohol warmth.

(Beer added by: homebrew311 on 12-10-2011)
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Reviews by DeFaz:
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3.88/5  rDev -4.4%
look: 4 | smell: 4 | taste: 4 | feel: 3.25 | overall: 3.75

Was served with a pleasant looking fairly bright amber color with some lacing. Smell was nice, with some caramel from the malt and some pine from the hops and the alcohol well concealed. The taste was similar, with fruit, caramel, and pine, and the flavors were fairly bold and the alcohol was again hidden. The mouthfeel was the only thing off for me, as it was somewhat too thin and undercarbonated. Overall, this was a good, but not exceptional beer. Perhaps it was served too cold, but nothing stuck out here too much, although it was nicely balanced.

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Soft red burgundy hue with a dense 'pink' head.

Gargantuan juicy aromas of oranges and grapefruit. Malt, rye, tarry pine and burnt sugar sweetness.

Pleasant sweet malt front, citrus in the middle and resinous hop numbing sensation on the tongue with rye ringing through the nasal cranium. Love the alcohol sensation that keeps this real.

Dense body, chewy and voluptuous. Great cold but I really enjoyed when it warmed up.

Real close to Green Flash Imp Red. Just freakin' delicious. This one is a Hat Trick for sure.

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4.25/5  rDev +4.7%

Pours a dark rust orange with a heavy red hue, little to no head to speak of.

Citrus, pine, earthy, just absolutely refreshing.

Citrus is quickly balanced by a caramel mealtimes and the two flavors seem to do a tango on the tongue before making there way down your esophagus.

Mouthfeel is bright, crisp, and well balanced with hop vs caramelly malt.

Overall another red ale to prove I do like red ales.

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Red Skull from Revolution Brewing Company
91 out of 100 based on 195 ratings.